BOWLING GREEN, Va. — Police say a Spotsylvania County man killed himself on Interstate 95 after he fatally shot another man at a motel in Caroline County.
Police tell multiple media outlets that 36-year-old Todd T. Houck killed 36-year-old Jeremy Gift in a room at the Relax Inn in Bowling Green on Tuesday morning. Houck then abducted a woman from the room.
County sheriff’s deputies responding to the shooting saw an SUV fleeing and pursued it. The chase went through Bowling Green and then onto I-95 in Spotsylvania. Police say the SUV stopped after it rammed a police cruiser, and Houck then shot himself.
The woman was in the SUV. She wasn’t injured. Her name hasn’t been released.
Police say Houck is the son of former state Sen. Edd Houck.
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